International Football History and Statistics

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1911 Bob Crompton, Blackburn Rovers and England full-back and captain, was awardew with a portrait of himself for creating a new record of 24 international appearances. This beat Steve Bloomer's record of 23. Crompton's international career lasted from 1902 to 1920 and he eventually played in 34 International Championship matches and eight against continental opposition. It should be remembered that in his day very few matches were played against foreign opposition.
1952 Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester United 7-1 in New York. Duquemin scored four, Bennett two and McLellan one. Rowley scored for United. Two days earlier Spurs had beaten the same opposition 5-0 in Toronto.
1958 In the World Cup Finals in Sweden Wales met the host nation for the first time in their history and drew 0-0 in Stockholm. On the same day Northern Ireland met West Germany for the first time and drew 2-2 in Malmo.
1958 Death of E.G.H. Coleman, former Dulwich Hamlet and England goalkeeper. Joined Hamlet in 1913 and won an Amateur Cup medal in 1920. Played in four amateur internationals and won a full cap against Wales in 1921. On retirement he was elected to the Management Committee and became honourary assistant treasurer until 1956 when he was elected a life member.
1982 Hungary scored the first double figure win in a World Cup Finals Group match against El Salvador. Hungary won the match 10-1, and Lazlo Kiss, who came on as a substitute, became the first to score a World Cup finals hat-trick.